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AAR’s New Partnership with Rock Valley College to Enhance Aviation Maintenance Instruction and Students’ Career Prospects
January 15, 2019

AAR (NYSE: AIR), a global provider of aviation services, and Rock Valley College today announced expansion of their unique aviation maintenance education and training partnership.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
January 11, 2019

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Monday, January 14, 2019, at 6:30 p.m. in the Woodward Technology Center (WTC), Room 1322, on RVC’s main campus.

Call to Education Officers Electoral Board Meeting
January 11, 2019

The Education Officers Electoral Board of Community College District 511 will meet on Monday, January 14, 2019.

Rock Valley College Welcomes VP of Community Outreach & Strategic Partnerships
January 10, 2019

Rock Valley College is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Lewis as the college’s Vice President of Community Outreach & Strategic Partnerships.

Food Service Certifications Available through Community and Continuing Education
January 9, 2019

Food Service certifications are convenient to acquire thanks to the help of RVC Community and Continuing Education. The ServSafe Food Service Manager National Certification and Food Handler Certification are available for the 2019 spring semester at RVC.

Call to Education Officers Electoral Board Meeting
January 4, 2019

The Education Officers Electoral Board of Community College District 511 will meet on Wednesday, January 9, 2019.

Community Foundation of Northern Illinois Awards RVC Grant for Gateway Courses
January 3, 2019

Rock Valley College is proud to announce it has received a $12,632 grant for supplemental instruction for Gateway Courses. The grant was awarded by the Ralph E. and Mildred Johnson Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois.

Community Foundation of Northern Illinois Awards RVC Grant for Student Laptop Rentals
January 3, 2019

Rock Valley College is proud to announce it has received a $16,178 grant for student laptop rentals. The grant was awarded by the Dr. Louis & Violet Rubin Fund of the Community Foundation of Northern Illinois’ Community Grants Program.

Community and Continuing Education Partners with Adventure Safari Network for a Pennsylvania Amish Lands Excursion
December 26, 2018

Plan a trip for July 2019 with Rock Valley College Community and Continuing Education and the Adventure Safari Network to see the Pennsylvania Amish Lands! The trip will take place July 21-25, 2019.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
December 7, 2018

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, December 11, 2018, in in the Performing Arts Room (PAR), room 0214 of the Educational Resource Center (ERC).

Rock Valley College Orchestra Concert – Rescheduled
November 28, 2018

The Rock Valley College Orchestra Concert that was scheduled for Monday, November 26, 2018, has been rescheduled to Monday, December 10, 2018 after the Rock Valley College snow closure this past Monday.

RVC Multicultural Club to Host 15th Annual International Showcase
November 13, 2018

The Rock Valley College Multicultural Club will present its 15th Annual International Showcase on Friday, November 16, 2018.

Call to Board Meeting: Committee of the Whole
November 9, 2018

The Board of Trustees Committee of the Whole of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, November 13, 2018.

Learn More: NIU Mechanical Engineering Degree Offered at RVC
November 5, 2018

Attend an information session to learn how you can earn an NIU B.S. in Mechanical Engineering at RVC on Wednesday, November 7, from 5:30 to 7:00 p.m.

Explore Public Safety Programs and Careers at RVC
October 29, 2018

Rock Valley College will be hosting an Explore RVC Public Safety Programs and Careers event on Thursday, November 15, 2018.

RVC Hosting FAFSA Completion Event
October 22, 2018

Students and parents who need help completing the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) can come to Rock Valley College on Wednesday, October 24, 2018.

Technology Education and Careers on Display at RVC Tech Expo
October 22, 2018

Rock Valley College’s Computers & Information Systems (CIS) Division will provide a glimpse at the future of technology education and careers at a Tech Expo event on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.

RVC Students of Service Organization Hosting Fundraiser Event - Students Partner with Local Establishment to Help Raise Funds for Students in Crisis
October 19, 2018

A Rock Valley College student organization, Students of Service (S.O.S), will be hosting a crisis fundraising event on Friday, November 9.

Call to Board of Trustees Meeting
October 19, 2018

The Board of Trustees of Community College District 511 (Rock Valley College) will meet on Tuesday, October 23, 2018.

Local Students to Engage in RVC’s Annual Minority Male Leadership Conference
October 8, 2018

Approximately 200 students from eight local high schools and Rock Valley College will attend RVC’s annual Minority Male Leadership Conference, Friday, October 12, 2018.